What if that seemingly irrelevant shot, blurry and showing no discernible subject, is the downstream neurological spark of some elegant surrealistic moment?
Musicians are making music because music needs to be made. Music between news stories may be interstitial elements for many people, but for those who play to keep the world turning, those music bumpers are the main reason for the show.
The reason something looks real is because a production team has gone to pains to present visuals and words and other narrative elements that suggest realism to the viewer.
When there’s no direct reliance on trust, powers of creative perception change. Obligation provokes sensitivity, and sensitivity inspires creative insight.
To develop creative work is to manipulate. The creative process has less to do with quantification than it does with intuition. To be creative is to feel something rather than calculate something, and feelings are always subject to change.
What could art possibly mean to a global population that spends most of its days eking out meager livings on the rough streets of Bangalore, Dar es Salaam, or Medellin? What does art possibly mean to the people who spend their days pouring over spreadsheets working to score points with the House Appropriations Committee?
Hollow efforts to declare that windmills are dragonsspends the character’s precious life not on morality or values, but on deluded self indulgence.
An intentional screen is often an active screen, but that doesn't make it a good example of active voice.
When an idea is only as good as its ability to hold space until the next idea flickers onto our screen, a more fundamental devaluing of life has begun to take hold.
Creators create because they must, and the styles in which they pursue their perfectly acceptable madness are intimate functions of delivering them to someplace sublime.